Allen, Texas – The Allen AMERICANS, ECHL affiliate of the Seattle Kraken, dropped the first of three games this weekend, losing to the Wichita Thunder 6-2 on Friday night.
Wichita scored four unanswered goals in the final frame and broke open a close game. Jay Dickman had a pair of goals and an assist, while Cam Clarke had three helpers for the Thunder, who won their third game of the season.
Both teams went 1-for-4 on the power play. The AMERICANS power play goal came from Spencer Asuchak, his second goal of the season. D-Jay Jerome had the other Allen goal to extend his point streak to a team and season high five games.
Wichita had 31 penalty minutes in the game compared to 20 by the Red. Sean Allen led the way for the Thunder with 20 penalty minutes, while Kelly Bent had seven for Allen.
The AMERICANS are right back at it on Saturday evening at 7:05 pm CST as the Kansas City Mavericks come to Allen. For tickets please click here.
On-ice action begins Saturday at 4:30 p.m. CST with an exhibition game between the Dallas Warriors and the Oklahoma Warriors. The Dallas Warriors are a DFW-based hockey team composed of U.S. Military Veterans whose mission is to give disabled veterans a positive way to rehab. The organization strives to connect communities to our United States service members by demonstrating first-hand the desire to achieve excellence in everything that they do.
To recognize their service to our nation, the AMERICANS offer all military veterans a $4 discount on day-of-game tickets. Through the “Pass The Puck” program, veterans can attend a variety of games free of charge, plus they can check Vet Tix for donated tickets, when applicable.
Live music returns to the Grande Communications Plaza starting Saturday at 5:00 p.m. with the hot sounds of Luna on Fire taking the stage.
Fans attending Saturday night’s game may also bring non-perishable food items to the Red Lamp Foundation’s “PACK THE TRUCK” event to help support the Bob Skaggs Memorial Food Drive/Salvation Army. Donations will be received in the Classic of Texoma AMERICANS Silverado, which will be parked by the main entrance of the event center.
About the Allen AMERICANS
The Allen AMERICANS PROFESSIONAL HOCKEY CLUB is a member of the ECHL, the world’s top Double-A hockey league, and is the affiliate of the National Hockey League’s (NHL) Seattle Kraken.
Founded in 2009, the club is owned by Jack D. Gulati, known internationally as the “Serial Entrepreneur.” Championship Hockey is the backbone of the franchise, with the Red having captured back-to-back ECHL Kelly Cup Championships in 2014-15 & 2015-16 and two Central Hockey League President’s Cups in 2012-13 & 2013-14. Over the years, more than 323 players have worn the Red Sweater, with 3 AMERICANS having moved up to play in the NHL.
AMERICANS home games are played at the CUTX Event Center, located in The Village at Allen. Parking is free to all fans, and the team’s official Saturday post game parties take place nearby at Bar Louie, featuring AMERICANS players and the World Famous “Allen Ice Angels.”
Tickets for home games are available at AllenAmericans.com/tickets or by calling 972-912-1000.
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